Come explore the gorgeous waters of Jalisco, Mexico and create fishing memories of a lifetime with Contender Sport Fishing! You’ll start out of Puerto Vallarta and head out to fish-rich inshore and offshore grounds together with Captain Ildefonso Joya. The veteran captain has spent his whole life near water and is eager to show you the beauties of fishing in this part of Mexico. Join him aboard and have a fishing experience you’ll remember for a long time!
Your trip starts on a 30’ Nava center console that can sit up to 5 anglers. Powered by twin 115 Mercury engines, the boat will take you to your fishing spots in no time. It uses all the modern GPS, fishfinder, as well as radio technology to provide safe and efficient movement on the water. The boat’s equipped with downriggers, tuna tubes, snorkeling gear, a fighting chair, and a livewell. To further improve your experience, you’ll have the help of a first mate, an ice-box, and there’s also a portable toilet you can use.
On your trip, you can go after Mahi Mahi, Roosterfish, Blue Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Snapper, Bonito, and other prized species. There’s a wide variety of fishing techniques you can use to reel in your prey. Using light and heavy tackle, you can bottom fish, deep sea fish, troll, spin, jig, pop, drift fish, fly fish, kite fish, and even bow fish. Both you and the crew can keep your catch. Kids are free to come aboard.
Captain Ildefonso will provide you with all the fishing gear, live bait, lures, water, and ice. Bring your licenses, food, and drinks before you start the trip and you’ll be all set.
Spend a day with Contender Sport Fishing and enjoy a fun and action-packed time on the water!
You Keep Catch
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Nava (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by 2 115HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.
Types of Fishing
If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Puerto Vallarta Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Contender Sport Fishing
- $240 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
- $360 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Fishing & Snorkeling (6 hours)
- $480 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
- $580 per group - 10 Hours Trip (10 hours)
- $780 per group - 12 Hour Trip (12 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Live Bait Well
- Tuna Tubes
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Drinks (Only ice and water)
- First Mate
- Fly Fishing Equipment
- Inshore Fishing
- Offshore Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Kite Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Barracuda (Great)
- Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
- Jack Crevalle
- Marlin (Blue)
- Snapper (Cubera)
- Spanish Mackerel
- Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
- Tuna (Yellowfin)